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- ‘Big Deals’ and Publisher-Library Competition
- On Informal Internet Freedoms (also, Paragraphs I Wish I Had Written Differently)
- The Curse of Tanya Grotter
- Broadband Adoption in Low-Income Communities
- Presenting ‘Copy Culture in the US and Germany’
- Canadian Book Pirates
- The ‘Kill the Hobbit to Save Regular Earth’ Initiative
- A Behind the Scenes Look at the Making of ‘Kill the Hobbit Subsidies to Save Regular Earth’
- Copy Culture by Race and Ethnicity
- NPD Confidential 3: In Which We Defend Ourselves Against Charges of Drunk Blogging and Practicing Math Without a License
- America Says: Go Gently on Porn Pirate
- Reading EULAs: Not Just for the Crazy Anymore
- Could Pirate Romney Win/Have Won?
- Male Copiers are from Mars. Female Copiers are also from Mars
- Die, Substitution Studies, Die II: Well, OK, Maybe Some Should Live
- NPD Confidential II: Die, Substitution Studies, Die
- NPD Confidential
- Where do Music Collections Come From?
- Unauthorized File Sharing: Is It Wrong?
- Crime Inc. Inc.
Tag Archives: Europe
What else is going on in Greece these days? Did you guess: a major crackdown on Greek file sharing sites? On this subject, I’m very pleased to publish a guest essay by Dr. Petros Petridis of Panteio University in Athens. … Continue reading
With the takedown of Library.nu (formerly Gigapedia), the major US and UK publishers are joining the war on file sharing. This is a subject we’ll be paying a lot of attention to in the next couple years. Coincidentally, I gave … Continue reading
I’ve turned The European Strategy Trilogy into something a little more refined and submitted it to the European Commission’s public consultation on ‘Assessing State aid for films and other audiovisual works.’ Download it here. Here’s the most radical suggestion: Modernize … Continue reading
Now gathered in one place for the first time, The European Strategy Trilogy is finally available in hi-definition HTML. Why is the pan-European cinema, in effect, the American cinema? Why do European leaders act as if piracy is a problem … Continue reading
When we last left the European Commission, it was continuing its pursuit of SMUS (Send Money to the US) based IP policies. We raised some questions about the wisdom of this strategy. But there is also a different EC conversation … Continue reading
Most of the time, the international politics of intellectual property law are pretty easy to follow: countries that are large exporters of intellectual property usually favor stronger international IP agreements that help exploit international markets. Countries that are large importers … Continue reading